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Police National Computer: Wales

Question for Home Office

UIN 140220, tabled on 19 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the (a) 213,000 offence records, (b) 175,000 arrest records and (c) 15,000 person records deleted from the Police National Computer related to people in Wales.

Answered on

25 January 2021

The Home Office is working closely with Policing/National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) to assess the scale and impact of the incident. This includes undertaking a robust and detailed assessment and verification of all affected records. Once complete we will develop and implement a plan to recover as many lost records as is possible over the next few weeks.

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Home Office
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